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Researchers find they can manufacture proteins in the field using chloroplasts

Researchers find they can manufacture proteins in the field using chloroplasts

July 9, 2019 |

In New York state, a team from Cornell University and the University of Illinois announced that crops can cheaply manufacture proteins inside their cellular power plants called chloroplasts—allowing the crops to be grown widely in fields rather than restrictive greenhouses—with no cost to yield. In this study, the team engineered tobacco to produce cellulase proteins […]

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